Bringing in the most money are Medical Technologists — their earnings average approximately $31.49 per hour. Emergency Room Registered Nurses are a close second at about $28.98 along with Registered Nurses ($28.07) and Mammography Technologists ($21.19). With salaries averaging around $11.59, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at WellStar Health System.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.48 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Ga.; Powder Springs, Ga. (approximately $27.02), Atlanta, Ga. ($26.20), and Austell, Ga. (about $19.03) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Douglasville, Ga. — at $12.51, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $17.29 per hour. Overall, the greater share of WellStar Health System folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $17.00 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $28.65 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Regarding pay and education, WellStar Health System pays those with an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) the most — approximately $29.04.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Intensive Care Unit; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $27.99 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Acute Care; around one in five deem it necessary for work. Emergency Room, Customer Service, and Elder Care are also desirable skills.
At WellStar Health System, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (29 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at WellStar Health System, including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At WellStar Health System, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.